Science in the Administrative Process

  • Recommendation number: 2013-3
  • Adopted on: June 14, 2013
  • Publication Date: June 14, 2013
  • Committees: Regulation
  • Tags: Science

Recommendation 2013-3, “Science in the Administrative Process,” promotes transparency in agencies' scientific decision-making, including: articulation of questions to be informed by science information; attribution for agency personnel who contributed to scientific analyses; public access to underlying data and literature; and conflict of interest disclosures for privately funded research used by the agencies in licensing, rulemaking, or other administrative processes.

Citation:

78 Fed. Reg. 41,357 (July 10, 2013).